The GameStop Corporation is an American video game and entertainment software retailer. The company, whose headquarters is in Grapevine, Texas, United States, operates 6,700 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. Both of the two stores in the United Kingdom failed to compete with existing Game stores, and were closed in 2011. GameStop launched a UK website the same day. GameStop opened around 400 new stores for the 2009 business year.
The company operates retail stores under the names GameStop, EB Games, Babbage's, Software ETC, Micromania, MovieStop, Planet X and FuncoLand. In addition, the company runs three e-commerce websites (GameStop.com, EBgames.com and ImpulseDriven.com), Flash game site Kongregate, Jolt Online Gaming, and Game Informer magazine, GameStop's proprietary video and computer game publication. In addition to video and computer games, GameStop sells magazines, strategy guides, and other related merchandise. In the fiscal year ending May 2010, 48.1% of GameStop's profits came from the sale of used video game products.
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